A Town South of Bakersfield

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A Town South of Bakersfield was a series of three compilation CDs showcasing New Country musicians in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Country music, also known as country and western, and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music and blues.

The first album came out in 1986 [1] and featured acts such as Dwight Yoakam. The Lonesome Strangers, and Candye Kane. The second album came out in 1988 [2] and the third in 1992 [3] }.

Dwight Yoakam American singer

Dwight David Yoakam is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, known for his pioneering style of country music. First becoming popular in the mid-1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than twenty albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time.

Candye Kane American pornographic film actor and singer

Candace Hogan, known professionally as Candye Kane, was an American blues singer and entertainer. She entered a successful music career after being a pornographic actress during porn's golden age. She was recognized as an award-winning singer, songwriter, and performer in the blues and jazz genres. She was included in the books Rolling Stone Guide to Jazz and Blues,Elwood's Blues by Dan Aykroyd, The Blueshound Guide to Blues,AllMusic, and other blues books and periodicals.

Track listings

Volume 1
No.TitleWriter(s)PerformerLength
1."Heartbreak Train" Rosie Flores, Albert Lee, Pleasant Gehman Rosie Flores and Albert Lee 3:36
2."Baby, I'll Show You"Billy Swan Billy Swan 2:19
3."Lonesome Pine"Jeff RymesThe Lonesome Strangers2:55
4."Love And Only Love" Hugh Moffatt Katy Moffatt 2:31
5."Big Big Love"Ray Carroll, Wynn Stewart The Eddys2:41
6."I'll Be Gone" Dwight Yoakam Dwight Yoakam 2:47
7."Happy Hour"Kerry HansenTin Star3:28
8."Waitin' Up"George HighfillGeorge Highfill3:22
9."I'm Not Over You"Re WinklerKathy Robertson2:22
10."Same Old Fool"Ray DoyleReach For the Sky2:58
Volume 2
No.TitleWriter(s)PerformerLength
1."What Am I Waiting For"Jim Lauderdale Jim Lauderdale 2:34
2."We Get Along Just Fine (When We're Apart)" Mark Fosson Crazy Hearts3:19
3."Mister Love" Rusty and Doug Kershaw Re Winkler, Anne Harvey, and Ree Van Vleck2:28
4."Tell Me A Lie" Candye Kane Candye Kane 3:19
5."Driftin' Man"Jeffrey Steele Jeffrey Steele 3:55
6."Louisville"Jann Brown, Pat GallagherJann Brown3:02
7."Let There Be Love"Jan DahlenDave Durham2:48
8."Dark Side Of Life" Lucinda Williams Lucinda Williams 2:48
9."Venice Skyline Rag" Pete Anderson Pete and the Bigshots2:27
10."Somewhere Down The Road" James Intveld James Intveld 3:06
Volume 3
No.TitleWriter(s)PerformerLength
1."He's Breaking My Heart"Suzette ReneeThe Neon Angels4:08
2."Since I Found You"Wylie GustafsonWylie & the Wild West2:26
3."One Memory at a Time"Dale Watson, Don Watson Dale Watson and his Lonestars3:26
4."99"Gary BrandinPatty Booker3:09
5."Hot N' Bothered"Calvin DavidsonCalvin Davidson2:25
6."I Hope I Never Get Too Old (To Rock & Roll)"Billy Swan Harry Dean Stanton 3:57
7."In Your Room"Pam DwinellPam Dwinell3:33
8."Rockin' the Dog" Jerry Donahue The Hellecasters 3:55
9."Foot in the Fire"Rick Shea, D. Amy Rick Shea 3:55
10."She's So Bad"Steve KolanderSteve Kolander3:09
11."River of Love"Johnny PierceMary Lyn Dias3:26
12."Nowhere Isn't Lonely"Jim Novak, Tracy HuffmanThe Plowboys2:24
13."Hey (What Are You Doing?)"Maria Francis, Jeffrey BlaineThe Ruby Trees3:12
14."Ain't Life Grand"Paul MorrisFlorida Slim & The Hurricanes (featuring Paul Morris)3:11
15."Mama's Reward"Ronnie MackRonnie Mack2:49
16."Crackin' at the Seams" Sid Griffin The Coal Porters 3:34

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